Our Amazing CGS Staff

We are so proud of our CGS staff who pivoted to online learning with such short notice. Our students have settled into online learning seamlessly due, largely, to their dedication and efforts. In the midst of all this, our teaching staff are committed to continuing their professional development. Administrative and teaching staff participated recently in…

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CGS Holiday Camp Recap

CGS Holiday Camp ran Thursday, December 16 and Friday, December 17 Our ‘campers’ enjoyed wearing their festive clothing and civvies. In addition to enjoying being together, they made lots of seasonal and festive arts and crafts, heard holiday themed stories, played games and spent time outside. To cap the Holiday Camp off, volunteers from the…

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January Optimism

The CGS character trait for January is Optimism and, as Jacob so aptly put it in his ‘Welcome Back’ message, this couldn’t be more fitting. Embracing optimism, both individually and as a community, will be so important over the coming weeks. Our JK class is embracing the January character trait with great enthusiasm. We will…

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Holiday Presentation

Congratulations to Mani and all of our talented CGS students. This year’s holiday presentation, A Winter’s Carol, was such a success. The classes enjoyed watching the presentation – the first time that they were seeing it all put together. Every class contribution was so unique and special! Special thanks again to Mani for her work…

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Cooperation

COOPERATION – the CGS Character Trait of the month This week the Grade 3&4 class explored the Character trait of the month – Cooperation. The class took some time to brainstorm about what cooperation really means. They watched a video on cooperation and teamwork. To cap off their work, they did a fun Holiday activity.…

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CGS anniversary celebrations

To kick off the celebrations, CGS enjoyed two virtual magic shows. Early Start, Junior Kindergarten and Senior Kindergarten students watched their own magic show at 9:30 AM with BenTastic’s Magically Fantastic Show. Grades 1-4 had their magic show and workshop at 10:00 AM. The Grades 1-4 brought along 2 or 3 different colour crayons, A…

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CGS Mental Health Awareness Day

CGS introduced Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on Wednesday, November 17. We focused primarily on emotional health, and not academic health and growth for this day. We assembled resources and programming to promote positive well-being, raise awareness and teach our students how to seek help and advice strategies, and generally TALK about their mental health. Early Start Our Early Starts took time throughout the…

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Remembrance Day 2021

Remembrance Day 2021 commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Poppy, Canada’s symbol of Remembrance. Today, the Poppy is worn each year to honour Canada’s Fallen. In July of 1921, the Great War Veterans Association adopted the Poppy as the flower of Remembrance. The person who first introduced the Poppy to Canada and the Commonwealth was…

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Cross Country Championship and Principals Club

The weather was just perfect and our Cross Country Club members, from Grades 1 to 4, thoroughly enjoyed their run. Every single participant finished the championship! Congratulations to our Top Finisher’s  Participation and Placement ribbons were awarded first thing on Wednesday, November 10 and announced during that morning’s announcements. Special thanks goes to Chelsea, Simon…

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Fundraiser Round Up

2021 Terry Fox Fundraiser A huge round of applause to the entire CGS community for the amazing fundraising for the Terry Fox Foundation. Our 2021 Terry Total is over $16,000!! Don’t forget to see our spot in the South Bayview Bulldog posted on Tuesday, November 2. Special thanks goes to Sara for leading the fundraising…

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